Novel inland waterway transport concepts for moving freight effectively

Waterborne Days

A look back at two very successful #WaterborneDays in Brussels in September 2023, organised by WaterborneTP, Burson Cohn & Wolfe and the WATERBORNE TRANSPORT lasting INNOVATION-project.

Many opportunities were offered to get the latest information on developing maritime policies and related funding schemes. Valuable first-hand insights from European policy makers were shared with the audience, which consisted partly of an active group of IWT delegates, including from the NOVIMOVE – smart & sustainable waterways project. Interesting networking opportunities with industry partners and relevant associations were provided, with panel discussions clearly showing some lively debates.

In addition, the BCW team offered a nice series of communication workshops on storytelling and sustainability. Outcomes of the conference on i/e market uptake opportunities will be taken into account directly in the upcoming NOVIMOVE – smart & sustainable waterways study on the marketing of the IWT innovations; on cargo consolidation, optimisation of voyage planning and new vessel designs for climate resilience.

Waterborne Days
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